Nature

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Nov 26 '14 11:18

The decline of some bee species is directly related to the deterioration of the flowers where they get there food.

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Nov 26 '14 08:28

Three polar bear cubs were born in the Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen on Saturday, November 22nd.

Nov 24 '14 12:45

Rats are becoming an increasing plague in the Netherlands and the spread occurs as the country is changing the laws that govern the extermination of pests.

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Nov 21 '14 18:43

International policing agency Interpol has released a new list of its Most Wanted Criminals suspected of environmental crimes. Amongst those on the list is 55-year-old Nicolaas "Nico" Antonius Cornelis Maria Duindam, a Dutchman last seen in the Netherlands.

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Nov 19 '14 10:14

According to Secretary of State Mansveld (Infrastructure and Environment), companies, governments and civil society organizations have taken an important step on the way to the climate summit in Paris next year.

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Nov 18 '14 13:18

Seal sanctuary Pieterburen and scientists from Erasmus University have confirmed that seal flu is now also in the Netherlands.

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Nov 18 '14 10:30

Boyan Slat, founder of the Ocean Cleanup initiative, has been announced as one of the winners of the Champion of the Earht award - the United Nation's top environmental accolade.

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Nov 17 '14 14:29

According to Natuur & Milieu (Nature & Environment), wind farms on the sea provide billions to environmental gains, if the social benefits are included.

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Nov 17 '14 08:53

Windmills that are still in working order, are being replaced with new ones as operators do not receive subsidy for the old ones.

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Nov 14 '14 14:28

ProRail plans to replace the nest of two storks whose nest had to be removed after it threatened to fall on the tracks.

Nov 13 '14 12:45

The Netherlands is paying 100 million euros into the global Green Climate Fund. The money from this fund is to help poor countries tackle the impacts of climate change.

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Nov 13 '14 11:07

Garden store Intratuin is dropping all pesticides that cause death in bees.

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Nov 6 '14 11:56

Wakker Dier is starting a campaign today to remove battery farmed chicken from stores, targeting supermarkets and now Keurslager.

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Nov 5 '14 11:47

A basking shark was seen swimming around in the North Sea last week.

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Nov 4 '14 12:11

The court in the Hague decided that road crossings must be made safer for otters. This means that the government has to build tunnels under roads and ledges under bridges so that otters can cross without being hit by cars.

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Oct 30 '14 10:25

Residents of Utrecht is getting rid of their old diesel cars. From January 1st these cars will not be allowed to enter the city center.

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Oct 28 '14 12:39

The national parks in the Netherlands need to be changed. They need to become bigger and more attractive.

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Oct 28 '14 12:18

Dutch researcher Karline Janmaat noticed that chimpanzees look for a place to sleep close to trees and shrubs with food, so that they can have breakfast first thing in the morning.

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Oct 28 '14 08:42

According to Parliament Member Gerard Schouw, the more than 170 labels currently found in stores are too confusing. The D66 is arguing for a single label in the form of a stop light.

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Oct 17 '14 17:10

Three Dutch female hikers were reported missing for three days after snowstorms hit the Nepalese hiking region of Annapurna on Monday and Tuesday. A team of five British hikers are hoping to find signs of the missing women, taking the same route as the missing trekkers.

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Oct 17 '14 16:24

Three tiger cubs from Amersfoort Zoo met their father for the first time today.

Oct 16 '14 12:22

In a press release the City of Amsterdam announced that starting today all taxi services departing from Schiphol Airport will be taken over by taxi organizations BIOS-groep and BBF SchipholTaxi.

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Oct 13 '14 16:43

A group of 35 Bottlenose dolphins were recently filmed in the Dutch sector of the North Sea, near the coast of Zeeland.

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Oct 13 '14 15:00

According to research done by Milieu Centraal, refrigerators have become so much more economical in the past seven years, that it is better for the environment to replace refrigerators as soon as possible.

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